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The Maples

The Maples, Barnstaple, EX32
Victorian designed clock tower in the centre of Barnstaple.


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About us

The Maples has 9 rooms in a shared house. We provide accommodation and support for single adults aged 18 and over, who are experiencing, or are at risk of, homelessness.

  • Staff on-site 24 hours a day
  • Short-term supported housing
  • We are only able to accept referrals from professionals
  • Communal facilities including a lounge, dining room, kitchen and garden


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A quiet residential area, just 15 minutes’ walk from Barnstaple town centre within easy access of shops, Pilton Park, leisure facilities and public transport links.

Type of accommodation

Accommodation type

9 fully-furnished bedrooms in a shared house.

Shared living spaces

Communal areas

A lounge, dining room, kitchen, bathroom, laundry room and garden.

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Safety and security

Staff office on-site, CCTV and a secure door access system to ensure residents’ safety and security.



Free Wi-Fi in communal areas. We can provide assistive technology for extra safety and reassurance, which can be purchased at additional cost.


Rental agreement type

All rooms are let on a licence agreement.



Am I eligible?

To be eligible for a place at The Maples, applicants must:

  • Have a local connection. You must have resided in the area for six of the last twelve months (or three out of the last five years) where residence has been out of choice, work in Devon, have family connections in Devon and/ or have special circumstances for moving to Devon
  • Be aged 18 or over
  • Be a single adult (no children or other dependants)
  • Be homeless or at risk of homelessness

How do I apply?

We accept referrals from North Devon Council, as well as Devon Home Choice, Devon probation service, Rough Sleeping Coordinators, and Rise. We do not accept direct referrals. All support needs will be assessed before an application is accepted.

If you have any questions about the care and support services we provide, please contact us using the form below, or call 01271 378 065 during office hours. 

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